Accountant
2019-04-20
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Job Overview
Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: CA-BRITISH COLUMBIA-New Westminster
Base Pay: 60,000 CAD - 80,000 CAD /Year
Employee Type: Full-Time Employee
Industry: Other Great Industries
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Accounting
Finance
Req'd Education: Not Specified
Req'd Experience: Not Specified
Req'd Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Contact: Recruiter
Phone: 604-595-3967
Fax: -
Ref ID: 05150-0010837711
Job Description
Ref ID: 05150-0010837711

Classification: Accountant - Sr.

Compensation: $60,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year

Our client, based in the Surrey/Delta area, is hiring an experienced construction Accountant whose primary focus will be on project billings/progress draws. This role will appeal to an individual who is a self-starter, who excels at problem solving as it relates to inconsistencies and issues arising from project accounting. You will have complete control in the preparation of project analysis including AR, AP reconciliation against each job, project budgets, cash flow forecasting, generation and review of project cost reports. Reporting to the Controller, the AR Collections (Project) Accountant will be responsible for receivables, collections, billings, reporting, analysis and supporting the accounting team. Leadership Skills *Demonstrate the collection ability from customer accounts *Customer satisfaction across the organization. * Problem solving skills with a positive attitude * A drive to succeed and are goal oriented * Confidence while communicating with customers. Administration skills *Prepare monthly progress draw includes billings and backup documentation. *Perform collection calls and follow up with customer accounts. *Assist and respond to inquiries from external / internal customers. * Effectively communicate with project managers regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals and any additional services related to billings. * Ensure month end deadlines and reporting requirements are met. * Identify and resolve inconsistencies and issues with project managers. * Follow up on payment certifications and closing project documentation. * Review project related payables and investigate any PO discrepancies. * Initiate new project set-ups * File and manage project records. * Generate and analysis which would include project budgets, cash flow forecasts, and generation and review of project cost reports. * Assist in weekly / monthly project forecasting. * Monitor cash and provide daily cash received * Provide assistance with the preparation of quarterly financial forecasts and annual budget if required. * Assist / support the accounting team as needed, along with ad-hoc requests and projects as assigned.
Job Requirements
A minimum of five years in a construction accounting role will provide the knowledge and depth required for you to excel in this role. Your familiarity with MMCD and CCDC documents, and project close out protocols will help you relate to the role in a seamless fashion. Qualifications *Undergraduate degree or diploma in accounting *Strong A/R and A/P background within construction or high-volume accounting environment * Excellent Excel skills *Familiar with ERP systems, preferably QuickBooks or Sage 300 * Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges * Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Highly developed interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills * Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment * A compliant nature and able to follow legislation * Basic computer knowledge and quick typing skills * Superior written and verbal communication skills * Strong work ethic and sense of responsibility and confidentiality All interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply through your Robert Half Finance Recruiting Manager, referencing job order number 05150-0010837711 or contacting [Click Here to Email Your Resume] directly. ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES will be contacted. Client initial interviews for this position will be conducted between April 4th and April 11th, 2019.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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